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Accelerating wind energy to meet Europe’s decarbonisation goals

essful implementation do we need to urgently address? Lorenzo Palombi explains. Wind turbines have become part of our modern landscape. In 2020, Europe installed 14.7 GW of new wind capacity and this success continued in 2021, with offshore installment in particular set to have reached record levels. Lorenzo Palombi And there’s no slowing down. It … Continue reading Accelerating wind energy to meet Europe’s decarbonisation goals

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New Dutch Government is seriously ambitious on climate and wind energy

Nine months after elections took place in the Netherlands a new Government has now taken office. It’s a coalition of four parties: VVD, D66, CDA and the Christian Union. And it has a very ambitious agenda on climate change and energy. The new Government wants to cut Dutch CO2 emissions by at least 55%-60% by 2030 … Continue reading New Dutch Government is seriously ambitious on climate and wind energy

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DNV receives approval to certify wind turbines for Korea

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has been selected by the Korean Energy Agency (KEA) to deliver Type Certification services for the Korean wind energy market. This new DNV service for the Korean market will result in a convenient and cost-effective process for manufacturers around the world to achieve certification for their wind … Continue reading DNV receives approval to certify wind turbines for Korea

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New York to invest $500m to support offshore wind energy

The State Government of New York is set to invest $500m in the offshore wind segment as part of its 2022 State of the State plan. With this investment, the government intends to bolster New York’s position in the renewable energy space. The investment will be made directly in offshore wind manufacturing, supply chain and … Continue reading New York to invest $500m to support offshore wind energy

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Siemens Gamesa and Iberdrola sign contracts to maintain nearly 2 GW at 69 wind farms in Spain and Portugal

This involves the maintenance of 1,963 wind turbines of between 660 kW and 3.465 MW unit power for a period of between three and five years. Siemens Gamesa and Iberdrola have signed maintenance service contracts for a total of 1,928 MW across 69 of the energy group’s wind farms in Spain and Portugal for a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and Iberdrola sign contracts to maintain nearly 2 GW at 69 wind farms in Spain and Portugal

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US Installed More Wind Turbine Capacity In 2020 Than In Any Other Year

In both 2019 and 2020, project developers in the United States installed more wind power capacity than any other generating technology. According to data recently published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory, annual wind turbine capacity additions in the United States set a record in 2020, totaling 14.2 … Continue reading US Installed More Wind Turbine Capacity In 2020 Than In Any Other Year

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Siemens Gamesa and Iberdrola partner on service contracts totaling close to 2 GW at 69 wind farms in Spain and Portugal

The contracts cover the service of 1,963 wind turbines with outputs of between 660 kW and 3.465 MW of unit power for a period of three to five years. Siemens Gamesa and Iberdrola have signed several maintenance contracts totaling 1,928 MW at 69 of the energy group’s wind farms in Spain and Portugal for a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and Iberdrola partner on service contracts totaling close to 2 GW at 69 wind farms in Spain and Portugal

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Enel Green Power España starts building wind capacity in the province of Cuenca, Spain

The construction of these three wind farms – Campillo I, II and III – will involve around 350 people mainly from the local area; Endesa’s renewable energy unit, Enel Green Power España, has begun to build this wind capacity in Cuenca. Endesa, through its renewables unit Enel Green Power España (EGPE), has started the construction … Continue reading Enel Green Power España starts building wind capacity in the province of Cuenca, Spain

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Eolus and Hydro REIN enters partnership to jointly develop up to 672 MW of Swedish wind power

Eolus and Hydro REIN enters a partnership for joint development and realization of a portfolio of nine Swedish wind power projects in early development phase. The projects with a potential installed capacity of up to 672 MW are located in SE3 and SE4. Within the frame of the partnership Hydro Rein acquires 50% of the … Continue reading Eolus and Hydro REIN enters partnership to jointly develop up to 672 MW of Swedish wind power

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New floating and bottom-fixed offshore wind power projects under development off Hsinchu, Taichung and Changhua coasts

Offshore wind is gaining momentum in Taiwan, where nine gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity is due to be auctioned over the next three years. Against this backdrop RWE and Asia Cement Corporation (ACC) intend to expand their existing strategic partnership to jointly drive the growth of offshore wind in Taiwan and the country’s transition from … Continue reading New floating and bottom-fixed offshore wind power projects under development off Hsinchu, Taichung and Changhua coasts

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RWE to expand team and step up expansion of renewables

Not only is RWE stepping up the expansion of renewables, but it is also expanding recruitment: The company is advertising around 200 new jobs for developing wind and solar farms. Professionals envisaging a career in the future of energy supply should check out www.rwe.com/jobs-mit-rueckenwind. “Our billions of euros of investments create plenty of opportunities for … Continue reading RWE to expand team and step up expansion of renewables

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Brazil breaks wind power expansion record in one year

The expansion of installed electricity capacity from wind energy in Brazil reached 3,051.29 megawatts (MW) in 2021, considering data from November. This is the largest increase in this source since 2014, when the National Electric Power Agency – ANEEL released 2,786 MW for commercial operation in the country. Currently, wind power plants constitute 20.1 gigawatts … Continue reading Brazil breaks wind power expansion record in one year

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27.8% of electricity came from wind power in November in Spain

Wind energy generated 27.8% in November, photovoltaic 5.8% and concentrated solar power thermal 0.8%. The demand for electricity in Spain rises 4% in November. 41.7% of the monthly generation was of renewable origin and 57.2% was produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy increases 12% in the Balearic … Continue reading 27.8% of electricity came from wind power in November in Spain

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Colombia looks to offshore wind energy

At the 17th ASOCODIS Colombian power distribution conference this week, Colombia’s energy minister Diego Mesa said the country is advancing its plans for offshore wind development, with draft regulations almost ready for public comment. “We hope to publish draft regulations for comment in the coming weeks and implement them next year,” said Mesa. “We see … Continue reading Colombia looks to offshore wind energy

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Weekly price record in the European electricity markets in the fourth week of November

Prices of all European electricity markets rose in the fourth week of November and the weekly average, above €200/MWh in most of them, was the highest in the history in almost all markets. There are several factors that led to the increases, despite the fact that wind energy production increased in most markets: increased demand … Continue reading Weekly price record in the European electricity markets in the fourth week of November

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The manufacture of wind turbine blades and the use of balsa wood

Why is the manufacture of wind turbine blades a self-sustaining and certified process, which at no time contributes to deforesting forests? ? Spanish factories have sustainable and certified processes, and at no time do they contribute to deforesting forests in balsa wood exporting countries. ? Spanish factories work with companies that have sustainability certifications for … Continue reading The manufacture of wind turbine blades and the use of balsa wood

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Agrees with Chinese Companies to Study the Wind Energy Potential of Vostok Oil Project

During the III Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum, Vostok Oil (Rosneft Group Subsidiary) and a number of Chinese companies signed a cooperation agreement to conduct the study of the wind energy potential of Vostok Oil Project. The study precedes the start of the work to design, construct and commission a wind energy center with the estimated … Continue reading Agrees with Chinese Companies to Study the Wind Energy Potential of Vostok Oil Project

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Wind power becoming too cheap to support itself

Major efforts to bring down the cost of generating wind energy should be restrained, the head of a wind turbine making major has warned, citing the industry’s limited ability to continue investing in new technologies and enterprises. The cost of wind power has recently dropped to levels that allow a challenge to such fossil fuels … Continue reading Wind power becoming too cheap to support itself

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RWE to build another onshore wind farm in Italy

Following its success in the Italian onshore auction, RWE is to build its 17th wind farm in Italy. The future 25.2-megawatt wind farm will be located in Sicily, where RWE already operates four wind farms. The Italian government has granted a bilateral contract for difference (CfD) for the onshore project Selinus. RWE is constructing six … Continue reading RWE to build another onshore wind farm in Italy

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Wind energy digitalisation drives costs down and yields up

Digitalisation is playing an increasingly big role in wind energy but the industry has yet to tap its full potential. WindEurope’s newest report analyses the status of digitalisation, investigates the role of data and presents its vision on the evolution of digital applications and technologies towards 2030. Digitalisation has contributed to a reduction of wind … Continue reading Wind energy digitalisation drives costs down and yields up

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